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  • Jul 24, 2014
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Stock Talk

China shares see small bounce on industrial data, Hong Kong struggles

China shares rebounded modestly early Friday after data showed the pace of profit growth for Chinese industrial firms in August more than doubled from July, tempering Hong Kong weakness, with coal and aluminum counters leading gains.

Friday, 27 September, 2013, 2:10pm

Hong Kong shares end up 0.1pc, China Merchants Holdings jumps

Hong Kong shares eked out gains in lacklustre trade on Wednesday, helped by a surge in ports-to-logistics conglomerate China Merchants Holdings as investors welcomed official confirmation of the imminent launch of Shanghai’s free trade zone.

The Hang Seng Index finished up 0.1 per cent at 23,209.6 points. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings was flat.

25 Sep 2013 - 6:25pm

Hong Kong stocks down 0.96pc by noon

Hong Kong stocks fell 0.96 per cent on Tuesday following losses on Wall Street and owing to profit-taking after last week’s rally.

The benchmark Hang Seng Index lost 223.49 points to 23,148.05 on turnover of HK$29.88 billion (US$3.85 billion).


24 Sep 2013 - 2:49pm

Hong Kong shares slip from near eight-month high, HSBC tumbles

Hong Kong shares slipped from a near eight-month high, led by a 1.9 per cent tumble for index heavyweight HSBC Holdings as investors on Monday pared last week’s gains on their return from a holiday on Friday.

23 Sep 2013 - 6:00pm

Asian shares fall after Fed-driven rally

Asian shares fell Friday after a global rally powered by the US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain its vast stimulus programme, with a surprise interest rate hike dragging down Indian stocks.

Tokyo slipped 0.16 per cent, or 23.76 points, to 14,742.42 as the dollar held firm on better-than-expected US economic data. Sydney fell 0.36 per cent, or 18.8 points, to 5,276.7.

20 Sep 2013 - 5:34pm

Hong Kong shares at near eight-month high after Fed, but underperform most of Asia

Hong Kong shares ended a holiday-shortened week at their highest since early February on Thursday, led by gold-related and interest rate-sensitive counters after the US Federal Reserve unexpectedly did not trim its asset-buying programme.

19 Sep 2013 - 8:32pm

Hong Kong shares slip for second day ahead of Fed decision

Hong Kong shares slipped for a second-straight session in light volume on Wednesday as investors stayed away ahead of an expected paring of stimulus by the US Federal Reserve later in the day.

18 Sep 2013 - 7:31pm

Hong Kong shares finish 0.3pc below 17-week high

Hong Kong shares slipped from a 17-week high on Tuesday, led by financial counters as turnover dropped ahead of the two-day meeting at which the US Federal Reserve meeting is expected to start cutting its stimulus.

17 Sep 2013 - 8:19pm

Hong Kong shares at highest since May, Macau casino sector spikes

Hong Kong shares climbed to their highest in 17 weeks on Monday, as investors cheered Lawrence Summers’ withdrawal as a candidate to head the Federal Reserve and Macau election results made its gambling sector a standout performer.

16 Sep 2013 - 4:27pm

Hong Kong, China shares trim weekly gains as profit taking saps cyclicals

Hong Kong and China shares fell on Friday, led by Chinese cyclical counters from banks to materials as investors booked profits after robust gains earlier in the week.

At midday, the Hang Seng Index was down 0.5 per cent at 22,836.4 points, while the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong shed 1.4 percent.

13 Sep 2013 - 2:10pm